Pelvetia compressa (J. ) De
Silvetia compressa (J.Agardh) E.Serrão, T.O.Cho, S.M.Boo & Brawley Cabrillo National Monument, Point Loma, California, USA. Middle zone.
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Pelvetia compressa (J.Agardh) De Toni 1895: 216
Published in: De Toni, G.B. (1895). Sylloge algarum omnium hucusque cognitarum. Vol. III. Fucoideae. Vol. 3 pp. [i]-xvi, -638. Patavii [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.
The type species (holotype) of the genus Pelvetia is Pelvetia canaliculata (Linnaeus) Decaisne & Thuret.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Silvetia compressa (J.Agardh) E.Serrão, T.O.Cho, S.M.Boo & Brawley
Fucodium compressum J.Agardh
Monterey Peninsula, Caifornia. (Silva 1979: 338).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), flattened, usually laterally (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Serrão, E.A., Alice, L.A. & Brawley, S.H. (1999). Evolution of the Fucaceae (Phaeophyceae) inferred from nrDNA-ITS. Journal of Phycology 35: 382-394, 5 figs, 4 tables.
Created: 21 May 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 05 September 2012 by M.D. Guiry
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Bisgrove, S.R., Nagasato, C., Motomura, T. & Kropf, D.L. (1997). Immunolocalization of centrin during fertilization and the first cell cycle in Fucus distichus and Pelvetia compressa (Fucales, Phaeophyceae). Journal of Phycology 33: 823-829, 18 figs.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 May 2019.